Meet the Team

For over 40 years, the St. Louis Group Business Brokers have been helping thousands of people sell and buy businesses in the St. Louis Metro market.

David Marlo CBC

David Marlo CBC

President

David Marlo is the president of St. Louis Group Business Brokers, he is a Certified Business Counselor and has forty years of experience. Dave’s motto "Do good things for good people."

Cindy Munoz

Cindy Munoz

Vice President

Cindy Munoz has been a vital part of the Saint Louis Group since the beginning. She learned the importance of small business by working for her own family farm before attending Southeast Missouri State University to explore an education in Social Sciences. Starting in 1997 as support staff, she has now become the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of the brokerage. Cindy is all about honestly, transparency, and helping get a simple yet direct understanding of the closing process when it comes time to close on the sale of a business.
Cindy has over 20 years expertise in bringing together the right people and keeping them working together with the help of our brokers and her handpicked support staff.

Bill Roland

Bill Roland

Sales Manager

Bill Roland has been helping people buy and sell businesses in MO and IL for over 6 years as the sales manager of Saint Louis Group business brokers. Bill personally sold his family owned moving and storage business through the same business brokerage he currently works for after discovering how Dave Marlo’s proven method of helping "Do good things for Good People" helps business owners transition into their next goal after the sale of their business. He has personally helped sell dozens of small to medium sized businesses in MO and IL. Bill believes in a team approach to helping buyers and sellers and has his own personal team to assist in all steps of the sale process from business valuation, confidential marketing, expert negotiation, and a clear and honest closing process.

Feel free to contact Bill anytime for a confidential consultation at

(636)345-3426

billr@saintlouisgroup.com.

Bob Dopuch

Bob Dopuch

Business Broker

With more than 30 years experience in advising corporate and governmental sector clients in strategic, financial, and operational management, Bob has the skills necessary to provide the practical advice needed by business sellers and purchasers.

Bob has co-founded, owned and operated companies in the airport consulting, program management, and retail services industries. His experience as a business owner provides him with a unique perspective he can apply to his engagements representing private business owners. He has the first hand knowledge of the challenges business owners face and is now using his personal experiences to successfully guide others through the complexities of a business transfer.

Bob is a St. Louis native, an alumnus of the University of Missouri, and has been a visiting instructor at Saint Louis University-Parks Air College.

Peter Rook

Peter Rook

Business Broker

Peter graduated from Wichita State University with a Major in Business/Finance and a minor in Real Estate. Peter has owned and operated National Yum Brand QSR Restaurants, Taco Bell, KFC, Long John Silvers, and A&W for over Eighteen Years. As a Taco Bell Franchise Operator for Fourteen Years, Peter developed a portfolio of twenty-seven stores with $28.5 Million in Annual Sales with over 600 Employees. Over the past eighteen years, Peter has participated in business acquisitions and the sale of over 60 plus restaurants and other sales businesses totaling over $50 Million. Additionally, Peter has owned and operated several small retail businesses.

Peter utilizes his vast experience in buying, operating, and selling businesses to assist his clients in maximizing value on the sell and buy side of small business. Peter is engaging, impactful, friendly, and resourceful. He shares his passion for business with all his clients on every transaction. Peter embraces all challenges and achieves positive outcomes.

Please contact him at

(636) 675-2103

email: peterr@saintlouisgroup.com.

Robert Schmitt

Robert Schmitt

Business Broker

Rob has over 15 years experience as owner of several small businesses and strives to put other business owners in an optimal position for success. In addition to owning businesses himself, Rob also spent 14 years developing franchises and consulting business owners. He enjoys coaching new business owners, and helping them overcome inexperience to avoid the pitfalls of becoming an entrepreneur. If you are currently working and don’t enjoy your job, talk to Rob. Getting into business or selling your current business doesn’t have to be complicated. Rob and Saint Louis Group will take you through their proven process.

Joe Snyder

Joe Snyder

Business Broker

Joe Snyder worked through the “ranks” of business from an early age. He has successfully owned and operated many privately held companies, eventually elected to serve as CEO of a multi-million dollar Utility Company. Joe is a veteran of the United States Army, a graduate of the Illinois State Police Academy, holds a B.S. in Administration of Justice from Missouri Baptist University and is currently engaged in graduate studies at SLU Law. If you are looking for someone who understands the subtleties of business brokerage, who will stand at your side during the process of selling or buying your business then call

Joe for a free consultation

(314) 379-9937.

Jim Wors

Jim Wors

Business Broker

Jim is a successful business executive and entrepreneur. He started his career with Anheuser-Busch in 1987, holding positions in purchasing, contract negotiation and human resources during his 20 years of service. In addition, Jim has successfully owned and operated businesses in the industries of service, retail and hospitality over the past 25 years. Having experience in both the corporate sector and small business, Jim offers extensive personal knowledge and professional expertise when working with clients. Jim is a St Louis native and holds a B.S. in Business from Lindenwood University.

Billy Roland

Billy Roland

Business Broker

Billy Roland joined us at the Saint Louis Group working as a part of a new team-based idea with an emphasis on using technology to promote Dave Marlo’s decades proven method of success when it comes to helping people buy and sell businesses. Billy comes to us with over 7 years experience working in the pharmaceutical industry with experience in the following sectors; retail, independent, community, hospital, and drug study. Billy works on integration of our new CRM system, marketing automations, business valuations, confidential marketing, and buyer screenings.

Corey Conway

Corey Conway

Business Broker

Corey, is one of the younger additions to the Saint Louis Group. He comes with a financial background and an early entrepreneur desire. Corey received his degree in Finance from Missouri State University and spent a period of time in the banking industry before joining us. Corey is very passionate about putting buyers and sellers together to help them reach their financials and personal goals.

Lori Scarlett

Lori Scarlett

Business Broker

Lori Scarlett is an educator and entrepreneur who has owned several businesses and multi-unit franchises. She is confident and passionate about helping others achieve their goals. Lori has all the necessary experience to help you make an informed decision when it comes to selling your own business or purchasing another.

Call/Text/E-mail Lori today.

(636)346-4170

Lori@saintlouisgroup.com

Buck Martin

Buck Martin

Business Broker

Buck Martin is a real estate investor and entrepreneur who has owned several real estate and construction related businesses and a franchise. He attended Saint Louis University and is a pilot for Delta Airlines. Buck enjoys spending his time with his beautiful wife and one year old twins.

Buck can be reached at

314-566-1756

buckm@saintlouisgroup.com

Joe Lynch

Joe Lynch

Business Broker

Joe Lynch is an entrepreneur who is always looking to help those around him thrive in new business relationships. He comes to us with over a decade of experience in the public sector including the following; a Law Enforcement officer in the Metro St. Louis region, a Veteran of the Missouri National Guard including an overseas deployment, a management role of a major Saint Louis restaurant. The importance of dedication when it comes to helping buyers and sellers and a commitment to excellence in service makes Joe the prime candidate to help you list and sell your business or expand your current business by purchasing an established business. Call, Text, or Email Joe today to create a relationship for long term success.

(314) 624-3740

JoeL@saintlouisgroup.com

Joe Coppola

Joe Coppola

Business Broker

Joseph Coppola is a serial entrepreneur and has owned several business ventures since a young age. He has spent close to 20 years working in the entertainment and event industry and has been providing small business consulting services for the last decade.

Joseph also has a deep passion for education and has been teaching both business and marketing courses since 2013. His combination of experience as both a business owner and small business consultant provides him with a unique perspective.

407-443-7226
joec@saintlouisbusinessgroup.com

Jeff Teismann

Jeff Teismann

Business Broker

Jeff has compiled close to forty years of professional experience in a variety of industries and financial service institutions, highlighted by the two successful businesses he started from scratch. Before owning his own businesses, Jeff polished his skills in manufacturing, distribution and project management.

One of the businesses Jeff has owned was a successful franchise operation, which he grew from scratch to the #1 operation for that franchise in the greater St. Louis area, which included over 30 locations.

His rich and diversified background provides Jeff with a tremendous amount of relevant insight and expertise, all of which is extremely valuable when helping a client navigate the process of buying or selling a business. As a former owner of multiple service businesses himself, Jeff acutely understands the many challenges related to small business ownership and management, as well as the importance of having a skilled business broker assist you when it comes time to sell your business to someone else.

In his life away from work, you will often find him enjoying hiking, biking and kayaking. Jeff is a big fan of Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX. In fact he’s looking forward to taking home the Tesla Cybertruck he has on order.

If you are looking for someone who can help you navigate the process of selling or buying your business then

Call or Text: 636-239-0393
Email: jeffteismann@saintlouisgroup.com.

Joyce Fry

Joyce Fry

Business Broker

Joyce comes to us with multiple contacts in the business world. Having her own business venture where she served communities by providing business networking luncheons, Joyce has acquired special insight into what business owners want and need in their workplace.

Additionally Joyce has extensive experience in sales, marketing, public relations, and promotions. Joyce holds an active Missouri license in both real estate and insurance. Joyce was born and raised in St. Louis. She has multiple degrees from the University of Missouri Columbia and the University of Texas-Austin.

Tim McKenna

Tim McKenna

Business Broker

Tim comes to the St. Louis Group Business Brokers with twelve plus years of Business to Business and Timeshare sales. Tim is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a B.S. in Health Management with an emphasis in Kinesiology. Tim’s greatest joy is his three amazing children and wonderful wife.

You can reach Tim at

phone: (314)-712-2909

email: tmckenna@saintlouisgroup.com

Rachel McKenna

Rachel McKenna

Marketing Specialist

Rachel McKenna is the marketing specialist at St. Louis Group Business Brokers. Rachel joins the team with over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit industry. Rachel enjoys reading and spending time with her three kids and wonderful husband.

Alice Staas

Alice Staas

Alice Staas has been setting appointments with our clients since 2002, she has successfully marketed our business to hundreds of business owners in the St. Louis area.

Gwen LaRose

Gwen LaRose

Closing & Office Assistant

Gwen LaRose re-joins our team with 20 years of professional administrative experience, she is our Closing Assistant.